PED 103 Chapter 1

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SMART GoalSpecific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-frame specific.
Physical fitnessA set of physical attributes that allows the body to respond or adapt to the demands and stress of physical effort.
Benefits of being physically activeBoth physical and mental (immediate and long term). Being physically fit makes it easier to do everyday tasks, provides reserve strength for emergencies, and helps people look/feel good. Being physically fit protects against chronic diseases (heart disease, respiratory disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and type 2 diabetes) and lowers the risk of dying prematurely. Also, makes aging easier!
Risk factorA condition that increases one's chances of disease or injury.
Modifiable risk factorA person can take measures to change this risk factor. (Obesity or smoking)
Non-modifiable risk factorA person cannot change this risk factor. (Ethnicity or age)
Seven dimensions of wellnessPhysical, emotional, intellectual, interpersonal, spiritual, environmental, and financial.
Physical wellnessBody's overall condition. Absence or presence of disease, fitness level, and the ability to care for yourself.
Emotional wellnessAbility to understand and deal with feelings.
Intellectual wellnessHaving an active mind. Able to detect problems, find solutions, and direct behavior.
Interpersonal wellnessAbility to develop and maintain satisfying and supportive relationships.
Spiritual wellnessGuiding beliefs, principles, or values that give meaning and purpose to life.
Financial wellnessAbility to live within your means and manage your money.
Environmental wellnessThe livability of your surroundings.
HealthThe overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury.
WellnessOptimal health and vitality, encompassing all the dimensions of well-being. Health has some issues beyond our control, but wellness is largely determined by the decisions you make about how you live.
Stages of change modelPrecontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and termination.
Precontemplation stagePeople at this stage do not think that they have a problem and do not intend to change their behavior.
Contemplation stagePeople at this stage know they have a problem and intend to take action within six months.
Preparation stagePeople at this stage plan to take action within a month or may already have begun to make small changes in their behavior.
Action stagePeople outwardly modify their behavior and their environment. Requires the greatest commitment of time and energy.
Maintenance stagePeople at this stage have maintained their new, healthier lifestyle for at least six months.
Termination stagePeople at this stage have exited the cycle of change and are no longer tempted to lapse back into their old behavior.

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